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With permanent bending or reshaping or surface deformation of self sustaining lamina

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156 - Adhesive bonding and miscellaneous chemical manufacture

156001000 - METHODS

156060000 - Surface bonding and/or assembly therefor

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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
156212000 By bending, drawing or stretch forming sheet to assume shape of configured lamina while in contact therewith 62
156219000 Surface deformation only of sandwich or lamina (e.g., embossed panels) 55
156221000 Subsequent to assembly 48
156199000 Running or continuous length work 43
156227000 By folding 31
156210000 To form undulated to corrugated sheet and securing to base with parts of shaped areas out of contact 12
156217000 Bending of one piece blank and joining edges to form article 11
156211000 With slitting or removal of material at reshaping area prior to reshaping 8
156216000 Overedge bending of lamina about edges of sheetlike base 8
156197000 By separating laminae between spaced secured areas (e.g., honeycomb expanding) 7
156198000 By inward collapsing of portion of hollow body 6
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20090025864Engine bay mask - A masking composite including an aluminum foil layer, a paper fiber layer, and an adhesive layer disposed between the aluminum foil layer and the paper fiber layer. The masking composite is sufficiently pliable to wrap around a component having an irregular contour without the need for taping the masking composite to the component.01-29-2009
20100012260PRE-PATTERNED LAYUP KIT AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURE - A pre-patterned layup kit with layup patterned to accommodate an airframe topological feature, trimmed to fit a preselected target region of a layup structure, and conformed to the target region contour. The kit can be fabricated in advance of airframe manufacture and stored until use. The kit includes a flexible carrier upon which the layup is laid, and a release layer between the layup and the carrier. The layup has multiple laminae oriented to an carrier indexing element, and indexed to the target region thereby. A kit manufacturing method includes preparing the laminae constituent of the layup, preparing the carrier, and laying down the laminae on the carrier to make the kit. The kit can be compacted, inspected, and prepared for storage. The layup can be fabricated of a pre-patterned lamina or multiple laminae that are shaped and trimmed to accommodate an airframe topological feature.01-21-2010
20130062002Device And Method For The Production Of Two-Dimensionally Arched Structural Components From A Fiber Composite - A device and to a method for the production of essentially two-dimensionally arched large-area structural components from a fiber composite material, including a jig having a convex mounting surface which has longitudinally extending receiving channels for the insertion of construction components and which can be loaded with auxiliary materials, wherein the loaded jig interacts with a laminating bonding device having a corresponding shape for forming the structural component under pressure, wherein the jig includes a mounting shell that at the edge can be elastically deformed inwards, which mounting shell, by way of a plurality of actuators that are articulated to the inside, can be moved between an extended position (A) and at least one retracted position (B) in which the jig can be moved relative to the longitudinally extending receiving channels from the laminating bonding device without undercuts.03-14-2013
20130062003METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR FORMING MATERIALS WITH LOW DUCTILITY - The invention provides an apparatus and a method of forming a material of low ductility including providing a first sheet made from a material of low ductility, providing an integrated forming device comprising a heat source and a forming element, and moving the forming element relative to the first sheet along a forming direction while simultaneously heating a localized portion of the first sheet along the forming direction at a substantially constant predetermined distance in front of the forming element. The predetermined distance is selected so as to yield a predetermined temperature to achieve a predetermined ductility at the localized portion of the first sheet when the forming element reaches the localized portion of the first sheet.03-14-2013
20120234473FABRICATING THERMOSET PLATES EXHIBITING UNIFORM THICKNESS - A method of manufacturing a flexographic plate having a uniform thickness comprises providing a thermoset layer having at least one uneven side; providing a thermoplastic layer having a first and a second side; attaching the first side of the thermoplastic layer to the uneven side of the thermoset layer thereby forming a flexographic plate; and calendering the flexographic plate via a series of heated pairs of rollers thereby creating a flexographic plate with a uniform thickness.09-20-2012
20120186733AMORPHOUS ALLOYS ARMOR - Amorphous alloy armor made of at least one thin layer of bulk-solidifying amorphous alloys and methods of forming such armor are provided. Forming the armor in accordance with the current invention provides ruggedness, a lightweight structure, excellent resistance to chemical and environmental effects, and low-cost manufacturing.07-26-2012
20110297302TAPING TOOL HAVING IMPROVED TAPE ADVANCE - The present disclosure describes a taping tool for taping gaps, seams, and/or joints between wallboard members that includes a simplified tape advance/actuation assembly. The taping tool has an elongate body portion with first and second ends, and a connected head portion that directs dispensed tape toward a joint between wallboard members. The tape advance/actuation assembly has a control member forming part of the tool's elongate body portion and a tape engagement member housed by the tool's head portion. The tape engagement member moves in substantial unison with and in response to movement of the control member. The tape engagement member engages or disengages the tape depending at least in part on the position and/or direction of movement of the control member. The extent of the engagement between the tape engagement member and the tape may be adjusted though manipulation of a single fastener.12-08-2011
20090294034METHODS AND ASSEMBLIES FOR ATTACHING ARTICLES TO SURFACES - Herein are disclosed methods and assemblies for mounting an article to a surface by a double-faced adhesive. At least one spacer is used that is deflectable upon the application of sufficient force. When in a first, undeflected condition, the spacer provides sufficient space between the mounting surface and the double-faced adhesive such that the double-faced adhesive does not contact the mounting surface, thus the position of the article can be adjusted. When in a second, deflected condition, the spacer allows the double-faced adhesive to contact the mounting surface such that a bond can be established between the double-faced adhesive and the mounting surface.12-03-2009
20110198020MANUFACTURING METHOD FOR COMPONENTS MADE OF FIBER-REINFORCED COMPOSITE MATERIALS BY USING MICROWAVES - A method for manufacturing a component comprising at least one layer having a fiber-reinforced composite material that absorbs microwaves is disclosed. The method comprises at least the following steps: a) arranging the at least one layer in a shape, b) treating a first surface section of the at least one layer with microwaves, wherein a temperature limiting mechanism of the at least one layer cooperate with at least one adjacent second surface section, at least part of the time. The method may be carried out in such that steps a) and b) are carried out for a plurality of components and that the components are further treated according to at least the following steps: c) positioning a plurality of components with respect to one another such that each second surface section forms at least one overlapping area at least partially, d) treating the at least one overlapping area with microwaves.08-18-2011
20100193112METHOD FOR STICKING A FILM ONTO A CURVED SUBSTRATE - A method sticks onto a curved surface of a substrate a functional film (08-05-2010
20090084492MICROSCALE PATTERNING AND ARTICLES FORMED THEREBY - The present invention is directed to a lithographic method and apparatus for creating micrometer sub-micrometer patterns in a thin film coated on a substrate. The invention utilizes the self-formation of periodic, supramolecular pillar arrays (04-02-2009
20100154981SWITCH SHEET - A switch sheet is used in combination with a substrate having a first contact and a second contact. The switch sheet is comprised of an elastically deformable dome of a conductive material; and a sheet covering the dome and including an embossment projecting from a top of the dome. The sheet is so dimensioned as to have the dome suspended over the first contact and in contact with the second contact.06-24-2010
20090314420LAMINATING METHOD AND LAMINATING APPARATUS - A laminating apparatus for laminating a separator, a membrane electrode structure member and another separator on top of each other includes a placement base which places the separator on the placement base, a first clamp which holds a portion of the upper surface of the separator placed on the placement base, first moving means which superimpose the membrane electrode structure member on the upper surface of the separator placed on the placement base, a second clamp which holds a portion of the upper surface of the thus superimposed membrane electrode structure member, second moving means which superimpose the separator on the upper surfaces of the membrane electrode structure member and second clamp, a pressing member which presses the separator in the central portion thereof to deform the separator elastically to thereby bring the separator into contact with the membrane electrode structure member, and pull-out means which pull out the second clamp from between the membrane electrode structure member and separator.12-24-2009
20130126074METHOD FOR FORMING LAMINATE AND LAMINATING DEVICE - A surface of a laminate base body including a projection is caused to penetrate at least a film-shaped laminating body and surely laminated by a simple configuration, and a laminate thereof is formed at a uniform thickness without an occurrence of voids. A laminating device is provided with a heating unit configured to heat at least an insulating resin film; an upper plate and a lower plate configured to be capable of opening and closing, and configured to form a chamber that becomes sealed upon closing; a receiving member having an elasticity and disposed on the upper plate; an elastic membrane body disposed on the lower plate; a vacuuming unit configured to vacuum inside of the chamber; and a compressing unit configured to bloat the elastic membrane body.05-23-2013
20100147447Paper Food Container with Injection Molded Top Rim Structure and Method of Making Same - A food container in the form of a paper cup having a top edge and a plastic rim structure which is injection molded to the edge so as to seal the edge and be firmly be adhered thereto. The rim structure exhibits a flat annular upper surface to which a heat sealable closure made of metal foil with heat sealable plastic underlayer can be attached after filling the container with a suitable food product.06-17-2010
20090071597APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR FORMING COMPOSITE STIFFENERS AND REINFORCING STRUCTURES - Method of forming a curved composite structure are provided. In one embodiment, the method includes contacting at least one ply of preimpregnated material on a first surface of a curved mandrel. The first surface of the mandrel has a first radius of curvature. The mandrel further has at least one second surface that has a second radius of curvature. A tension gradient is introduced on the ply adjacent to the first radius of curvature and the ply is then pressed over the curved mandrel to form the curved composite structure.03-19-2009
20100212818METHOD FOR PRINTING DIRECTLY ONTO BOARDS OF WOOD-BASED MATERIAL - The present invention relates to a method for coating a board of wood-based material, in particular a board of real wood, a plywood board or a board for parquet flooring, with a flowable plastics material. The method comprises applying the plastics material as a single, thick layer to the board of wood-based material (08-26-2010
20100038020METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING MEMBRANE-ELECTRODE ASSEMBLY - A method for manufacturing a membrane-electrode assembly of the present invention includes: a reinforcing member disposing step of disposing a reinforcing member (02-18-2010
20090044898Method For Manufacturing a Multimaterial Component or Construction - A method for manufacturing a multimaterial component or construction, whereby a body is formed in said method of a basic material and at least one piece formed of a wear resistant material being joined to said body at a temperature of not more than 80% of the lowest melting temperature of the materials to be joined. The invention also comprises the use of a multimaterial component or construction manufactured by means of said method.02-19-2009
20110017385Method of producing a composite article - A method of producing a composite article includes: hot pressing a stack of prepreg sheets in a mold to form the composite article, the mold having a mold cavity; producing a fine ridge pattern on a surface of the stack of the prepreg sheets during the hot pressing of the prepreg sheets in the mold cavity, the fine ridge pattern having a plurality of ridges which are substantially as fine as those of a fingerprint; and removing the composite article from the mold cavity.01-27-2011
20110253295Integrated Optical Vapor Cell Apparatus for Precision Spectroscopy - An optical waveguide is provided comprising a non-solid core layer surrounded by a solid-state material, wherein light can be transmitted with low loss through the non-solid core layer. A vapor reservoir is in communication with the optical waveguide. One implementation of the invention employs a monolithically integrated vapor cell, e.g., an alkali vapor cell, using anti-resonant reflecting optical waveguides, or ARROW waveguides, on a substrate.10-20-2011
20110162785LATENT SOLVENT-BASED MICROFLUIDIC APPARATUS, METHODS, AND APPLICATIONS - A latent solvent-based microfluidic apparatus and method involves laminate bonding of two non-elastomeric, cyclic olefin copolymer (COC) components having opposing surfaces to be bonded, wherein in a contacted state there is at least one interstitial space between the contacted surfaces, applying an organic latent solvent to at least one of the opposing surfaces, wherein the latent solvent is in an inactive state, contacting the two opposing surfaces together, actively removing the latent solvent from the at least one interstitial space; and adjusting a latent solvency parameter to activate the latent solvent, wherein the opposing contacted surfaces become bonded.07-07-2011
20110079347PLASTISOL COATING CONTAINING REFLECTIVE PIGMENTS, METHOD OF PREPARING COATING ON A SUBSTRATE, AND PRODUCTS WITH SUCH COATINGS - A poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) based plastisol composition including a poly(vinyl chloride) polymer (homopolymer or copolymer), a plasticizer, and an infrared-reflective pigment is applied in a layer on a substrate and coalesced to produce a PVC layer including an infrared reflective pigment. The layer can be made into a free film and applied to an extruded vinyl or metal sheet to prepare vinyl or metal siding or trim pieces with an outer layer of the PVC including an infrared-reflective pigment.04-07-2011
20100024966METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PRODUCING SOLID PROFILES FROM A STRIP OF FIBER PREIMPREGNATED WITH RESIN - A method and apparatus for producing solid profiles from a strip of fiber preimpregnated with resin. The method includes the steps of: providing a planar strip of fiber preimpregnated with resin which has a longitudinal direction and a transverse direction; corrugating the planar strip to form a corrugated strip with a plurality of zigzag folds parallel to the longitudinal direction; and compacting the corrugated strip in the transverse direction in order to place in contact and to join, one to the other, surfaces of the plurality of folds in order to form a solid profile. The apparatus includes: a corrugating unit with a pair of corrugating rollers provided with matching circular striations suitable for corrugating the planar strip; and a compacting unit that includes at least one pair of facing, lateral rollers suitable for compacting the corrugated strip laterally until the solid profile is obtained.02-04-2010
20090218038Method for Manufacturing Curved Components for Furniture, Particularly Doors for Furniture - This invention refers to a method for manufacturing curved components (09-03-2009
20120055619Systems and Methods for Fabricating Composite Fiberglass Laminate Articles - The present invention may be embodied as a method of fabricating a composite article comprising the following steps. Primary panels are provided. Secondary panels are provided. Tertiary panels are provided. At least one flat primary panel is bent. The plurality of primary panels is arranged such that the primary panels conform to the shape of the composite article. An inner skin is formed by joining the adjacent edge portions of adjacent primary panels. A core is formed. Second surfaces of at least some of the primary panels are joined to first surfaces of at least some of the secondary panels. An outer skin is formed. Second surfaces of at least some of the secondary panels are joined to first surfaces of at least some of the tertiary panels. Material is applied to the tertiary panels to finish the outer skin of the composite article.03-08-2012
20120111484MAGNESIUM ALLOY JOINED PART AND PRODUCTION METHOD THEREOF - The method of producing a magnesium alloy joined part has the following steps: a joining step of joining a reinforcing material made of metal to a plate material made of magnesium alloy without allowing an organic material to remain at the joined portion and a plastic-working step of performing plastic working on the plate material to which the reinforcing material is joined. A desirable means of joining the reinforcing material to the plate material can be to use an inorganic adhesive. Because the magnesium alloy joined part is formed by a structure in which the reinforcing material is joined to the plate material, in comparison with the case where the reinforcing material is formed by machining or the like, the magnesium alloy structural member can be obtained with high production efficiency.05-10-2012
20120132350NOZZLE PLATE HOLDING DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING INKJET HEAD - A nozzle plate holding device having a holding section which holds a nozzle plate arranged with a plurality of nozzles, and the nozzle plate holding device being used for bonding the nozzle plate, while the holding section holds the nozzle plate, onto a head chip arranged with a plurality of channels, wherein the holding section is configured to be capable of causing a distortion deformation of the nozzle plate in a direction that is parallel to a surface of the nozzle plate and crosses a length direction of the nozzle plate.05-31-2012
20120279638MICROFLUIDIC PUMP AND VALVE STRUCTURES AND FABRICATION METHODS - Plastic microfluidic structures having a substantially rigid diaphragm that actuates between a relaxed state wherein the diaphragm sits against the surface of a substrate and an actuated state wherein the diaphragm is moved away from the substrate. As will be seen from the following description, the microfluidic structures formed with this diaphragm provide easy to manufacture and robust systems, as well readily made components such as valves and pumps.11-08-2012
20120073733PROCESSES FOR MAKING CRUSH RECOVERABLE POLYMER SCAFFOLDS - Methods for making scaffolds for delivery via a balloon catheter are described. The scaffold, after being deployed by the balloon, provides a crush recovery of about 90% after the diameter of the scaffold has been pinched or crushed by 50%. The scaffold structure has patterns that include an asymmetric or symmetric closed cell, and links connecting such closed cells.03-29-2012
20120073732LAYUP MANDREL HAVING CHANGEABLE SHAPE AND METHOD OF USING THE SAME - A layup mandrel includes a shell having a tool surface on which plies may be laid up. The shape of the shell is changed by an actuator.03-29-2012
20120255670LACROSSE STICK POCKET AND RELATED METHOD OF MANUFACTURE - A lacrosse head pocket includes an elongated single layer runner with multiple cross pieces. The single layer runner can be constructed from a material, such as a polymeric material, molded over the cross pieces. The cross pieces and/or runner can include speed lace loops with which a net lace can be joined. A related method includes providing cross pieces, overmolding a polymeric material over the cross pieces to form a single layer runner, where the overmolded material is the only structure extending between and connecting the cross pieces, and where the cross pieces are transverse to the runners. Another method includes providing a pocket base overmolding the base with a polymeric material to cover portions of it, and forming connection elements between different portions independently of any other components of the pocket base.10-11-2012
20120261060PREPREGS FOR MANUFACTURING COMPOSITE MATERIALS - A prepreg comprising a fibrous material contacting a polymerisable resin, at least 50 wt % of the polymerisable resin comprising at least one polymerisable monomer having at least two carbon-carbon unsaturated functional groups, the monomer being polymerisable by reaction of the unsaturated functional groups to form a cured resin, wherein the resin has a heat of polymerization of less than 230 KJ/kg to provide a maximum increase in temperature of the prepreg of 60° C. during polymerisation under adiabatic conditions.10-18-2012
20100243136Method of Shaping a Reflector - A mirror is shaped using a shaping apparatus including a crossbar and a horizontal array of members (wheels in some embodiments) attached to a bottom of the crossbar. The height of the array of members is adjusted to form a predetermined shape. The shaping apparatus is positioned over a mirror such that the members contact the mirror. The shaping apparatus is moved along a length of the mirror such that the members remain in contact with the mirror. A frame is attached to the mirror such that when the shaping apparatus is removed from the mirror, the mirror substantially retains the predetermined shape.09-30-2010
20110277920METHOD FOR THE PRODUCTION OF A MOLDED PART - The invention relates to a method for the production of a molded part which comprises a base part consisting of a plurality of layers and a thermoplastic or duroplastic synthetic material bonded therewith, the bond of the base part with the thermoplastic or duroplastic synthetic material being formed such that the thermoplastic or duroplastic synthetic material is deformed under a pressure to become flowable, or that it is introduced already liquefied under pressure and forms a bond with the base part. According to the invention, the production of the base part and the production of the bond of the thermoplastic or duroplastic synthetic material with the base part is carried out in the same die.11-17-2011
20120090774APPARATUS AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING ABSORBENT ARTICLE - An apparatus that manufactures an absorbent article includes a rotating member that rotates in a state where the rotating member is opposing one face of a continuous sheet that is moving, the rotating member having an arcuate retaining surface that retains a work, the rotating member causing the work to be moved to a position where the work is nipped between the one face and the arcuate retaining surface by rotating in a state where the work is retained on the arcuate retaining surface; and a pressing member that bonds a continuous sheet and a work together by coming into contact with another face of the continuous sheet when the work reaches the position and pressing the continuous sheet towards the arcuate retaining surface.04-19-2012
20120090773PRODUCT PROTECTIVE FILM BONDING METHOD - A product protective film bonding method includes the step of providing a film, the step of employing a screen printing technique to print an adhesive to one surface of the film corresponding to a part of the border of the configuration of the surface of the product to be protected, and the step of cutting the adhesive-printed film subject to the configuration of the surface of the product to be protected and then adhering the configured film to the surface of the product to be protected by means of the adhesive carried on the configured film.04-19-2012
20130014886DOOR, DEEP DRAW MOLDED DOOR FACING AND METHODS OF FORMING DOOR AND FACING - The present invention relates to a wood composite panel having a major planar portion, at least one panel portion, and an inwardly extending contoured portion surrounding the panel portion and interconnecting the major planar portion and the panel portion. The contoured portion defines an inter-relationship between a vector angle and a deep draw depth that achieve a satisfactory stretch factor. The present invention also relates to a door having the disclosed wood composite door facings, and methods of forming the facing and door.01-17-2013
20130174970FORMING APPARATUS AND FORMING METHOD - A forming apparatus includes a base material jig provided on a base, adhesion means for making a sheet having an adhesion layer and covered to a base material retained on the base material jig adhere to the base material, and trimming means for performing trimming on the sheet with respect to the base material with the sheet adhered thereto, in a state in which the base material is not removed from the base material jig.07-11-2013
20130174969Apparatus and Method for Manufacturing Fibre Layers - A method of manufacturing a three-dimensional preform for a structural component made of a fiber composite material includes simultaneously laying a plurality of dry fibers on a workpiece carrier having a contour that corresponds to an intended three-dimensional shape of the perform and then fixing the fibers on an edge of the workpiece carrier. These steps are repeated in accordance with a predetermined fiber laying pattern until the three-dimensional perform has been completely formed. In addition, between each repetition, the fibers are cut beyond a segment of the fibers fixed on the edge of the workpiece carrier. After the three-dimensional preform has been completely formed, the three-dimensional preform is removed from the workpiece carrier and transferred to a subsequent manufacturing step. An apparatus configured to perform this method is also disclosed.07-11-2013
20080216945Laminated Body, Device and Method for Manufacturing the Same, and Cutter Used for Manufacturing the Same - An apparatus for manufacturing a layered product having a curved surface part with an extremely small radius of curvature while lowering the rate of occurrence a defective product is provided. The manufacturing apparatus is for a layered product in which a decorative material is laminated on a surface and side of a base material, and includes a cutting unit for forming a first cut portion at the corner of the base material and forming a second cut portion having an arc-shaped portion at a portion of a rear surface side of the decorative material opposing to the first cutout part and a bending member for bending the decorative material at the circular arc-like part of the second cutout part.09-11-2008
20130133816FIBER REINFORCED POLYMER FRAME RAIL - Described herein are fiber-reinforced composite members and methods and systems for making the same. The composite members can be any of various types, including load-bearing structural members such as frame rails for a truck chassis. The composite members can be formed directly in a desired shape, such as with a pultrusion process, with irregular features, such as bolt holes, preformed therein without damaging the fibers. The composite members can provide similar or greater overall strength compared to metal members with reduced weight, and can comprise fibers distributed and oriented in such a manner to create additional strength in desired locations and directions and reduced strength in other locations/directions.05-30-2013
20130168009METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING PIECES OF COMPOSITE MATERIAL HAVING VARIED THICKNESSES - A method for manufacturing pieces of composite material having varied thicknesses is disclosed. The method includes a first stacking stage and a second forming and drying stage. In the second stage, a forming tool, which is adapted to the configuration of the piece, except in the zone affected by the change in thickness, is used. In the first stage, one or more pre-forms of the piece are stacked successively with some cloths having the dimensions needed for producing the change of thickness, some laminates of a peelable material, and some supplementary cloths in such a way that the resulting layers have the thickness needed to be adapted to the forming tool. At the end of the second stage, laminates resulting from the supplementary cloths and laminates of a peelable material are removed.07-04-2013
20130118675Composite Sheet Materials and Processes for Manufacturing Same - Provided are, among other things, systems, methods and techniques for manufacturing sheet material. In one representative embodiment, a sheet of fabric material is positioned across a patterning template that has a number of openings; and the sheet of fabric material and the patterning template are fed through an extrusion device in which extrusion material coats the fabric material and forces the fabric material into the openings in the patterning template, thereby producing a composite sheet material.05-16-2013
20110226407 METHOD OF MANUFACTURING SPARS, LONGERONS AND FUSELAGE BEAMS HAVING A VARIABLE H CROSS-SECTION - A beam of fibre-reinforced curable thermosetting composite material is preliminarily assembled in an uncured condition. The beam is placed between two forming tools, namely a lower and an upper tool, shaped in such a way as to give the lower and upper flanges a predetermined shape, at least one of the flanges having a non-rectilinear profile viewed in a longitudinal vertical plane. Two longitudinally elongate rigid inserts are placed between the flanges at the sides of the web and are covered in respective airtight tubular bags. The spaces between the upper tool and the lower tool on the two opposite longitudinal sides are sealed. The open opposite ends of the tubular bags are also sealed in such a manner that the pressure applied in an autoclave during the step of curing causes the tubular bags to swell and presses them against the two opposite faces of the web and against the flanges of the beam. On completion of curing, the upper forming tool is removed and the inserts are extracted sideways.09-22-2011
20120273120CATHETER FOR INTRALUMINAL TREATMENT, METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME AND APPARATUS FOR MAKING A TOOL - The present invention relates to a catheter (11-01-2012
20130153128Methods of Joining Device Structures with Adhesive - Structures such as layers of material associated with an electronic device may be assembled using adhesive. The adhesive may be dispensed onto the surface of an electronic device layer in liquid form. The liquid adhesive material may be a liquid pressure sensitive adhesive precursor material. Patterned structures such as touch sensor electrodes, black ink masking layers, and other structures may be formed on the electronic device layer. The use of liquid adhesive material may help the adhesive material flow over the edges of the patterned structures without forming bubbles or voids. Following application of the liquid pressure sensitive adhesive precursor material, the liquid pressure sensitive adhesive precursor material may be cured to form a solid layer of pressure sensitive adhesive. The layer of material on which the solid layer of pressure sensitive adhesive has been formed may then be vacuum laminated to an additional electronic device layer.06-20-2013
20130126073INTERNAL MOLD RELEASE - A method of manufacturing a releasable composite prepreg for compression, sheet, or bulk molding. The method includes mixing together a resin and a curing agent, adding a release agent to the resin and curing agent creating a releasable epoxy, applying a backing to the releasable epoxy; and positioning a plurality of fibers within the releasable epoxy creating a releasable composite prepreg. The releasable composite prepreg created through the method can be molded to create components without requiring application of an external mold release agent.05-23-2013

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